Magic Moments

Reading on the move

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Today’s Magic Moment

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  • Pause to let kids complete song lyrics and rhymes. Once they know the pattern, make a “mistake” and let them catch you.
  • To build their attention span, read them books on dinosaurs, pets, vehicles, or whatever else they really love.




Board books vs. bored books
Even the best books can start to get old on the 50th go-round. Try singing, or even rapping, them to keep them fresh.

For inspiration, I give you the awesomeness of Ludacris performing “Llama Llama”:



Ailen is the Managing Editor at ParentsTogether. She lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two spirited boys.